Andrew Young is the director of graduate students and a research fellow at the Free Market Institute. He also serves as a professor of economics in the Jerry S. Rawls College of Business Administration at Texas Tech University.
Prof. Young is co-editor of Contemporary Economic Policy and an associate editor for macroeconomics, growth, international economics, trade, and finance of Southern Economic Journal. He earned his B.A. in economics from the College of the Holy Cross and his Ph.D. in economics from Emory University. Prior to joining Texas Tech University, he taught economics at West Virginia University, University of Mississippi and Emory University.
Prof. Young is the author of more than 40 scholarly articles and book chapters. He has served as chair for several dissertation committees. His primary fields of research are economic growth and development and political economy more generally. His recent research focuses on the political economy of Germanic barbarians in late antiquity. For more information about Prof. Young, please visit http://sites.google.com/site/ayoungeconomist.